3 Essential Cleaning Services To Have Carried Out On Your Home

When owning a home it is important to ensure that both the interior and exterior of your home is kept clean and tidy. Having a clean home can reduce the risk of having an infestation of pests as well as help prolong the life of the materials of your home.

In most cases people tend to keep on top of how clean the interior of their home is due to the fact that they see this all of the time. There are various aspects of the exterior which are often forgotten about as they are in some ways, out of sight and out of mind.

This article will discuss some of the essential cleaning services which you should have on your home whenever necessary, to ensure that your home’s structure and interior is protected.

man standing on ladder and cleaning roof rain gutter from dirt

Gutter Cleaning:

Having a gutter cleaning service conducted on your house is something in which you should have done regularly. Gutters can become blocked with leaves, animal nests and other debris which can be very problematic if left unattended to.

If your gutter is blocked it can effect how rainwater flows causing your gutters to overflow and in some cases break. If the water is not free flowing and your gutters are overflowing, any excessive water can cause damage to your fascia boards and even the walls of your home.

It is recommended that you get your gutters cleaned twice a year, and one of these after the autumn month. Not only will this mean that your gutters are clean for the winter months, it also ensures that there are no leaves or twigs that have fallen from the trees blocking your gutters.

Roof Cleaning:

Your roof is a very important part of your home’s structure and you want to ensure that it is kept in full working order so that it can protect your home to the best of its ability.

To keep your roof in full working order it is important to keep it clean and well maintained. It is normal for moss, algae and other fungus to grow on parts of your roof that attract and hold moisture. If left unattended, these growths can root deep within the tiles of your roof causing further damage. This can lead to your roof beginning to leak causing further damage to the inside of your home.

Regular roof cleaning can ensure that all growths and stains are removed before they end up causing serious damage and prolong the life of your roof tiles and structure.

When it comes to roof cleaning you want to ensure that it is done by a professional, this is due to the fact that a professional roof cleaning company will have access to the correct equipment to ensure that it is done thoroughly and safely.

Carpet Cleaning:

Although you might not think that having a clean carpet is essential within your home, there are various reasons as to why you should have a professional carpet clean done on your carpets. This can either be done by a professional carpet cleaning company, or by yourself using a wet vac style of cleaning equipment. These ensure that your carpet dries properly and quickly to avoid mould and a sour smell.

There are numerous different reasons as to why your carpet may not be clean, despite the fact that it may look visibly clean. People shed hairs and skin cells daily which can build up on your carpet which in some cases a regular hoover around your home may not pick up on. And in some cases hoovering your carpet only allows the dust particles to move about as opposed to actually picking them up.

You might also have animals such as cats and dogs which also shed hair and walk inside your home after being outside. These factors, as well as dust mites, are a very common cause of allergies.

Children are also prone to dropping food which can leave stains which only a professional carpet clean will be able to remove.

Having a well maintained carpet can also keep your carpet looking fresher for longer as well as increase how long it lasts.

To Conclude:

In conclusion, it is important to ensure that both the interior and exterior of your home is cleaned regularly. Not only will this protect your home, it can also protect the people of your home. This is due to the fact that not having a clean home, or the major issues which can be a result of not maintaining aspects of the exterior of your home, can cause health problems.

Not having certain aspects of a home’s exterior cleaned regularly can cause damage to the structure of your home. These repairs can be costly compared to what it would cost to have your roof or gutters professional cleaned. This means it is worth investing your money into having these services done on your house.


  • Emma Clark

    Hi there! My name is Emma Clark, a part-time interior designer, house flipper, and full-time mom. This blog is the fruit of my extensive experiences as an interior designer and home improvement enthusiast. More so, I'm here to share with you a lot of great ideas on what you can do to make your home into a masterpiece: all cost-effective and amazingly creative.